The First Text Message Ever Sent

The first text message ever sent was on December 3, 1992. On this historic date, British engineer Neil Papworth of Sema Group sent an early “MERRY CHRISTMAS” message from his computer to Richard Jarvis of Vodafone on Jarvis’s mobile phone. Papworth’s first text message was the beginning of a communications revolution called text messaging that has swept the globe.



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